Link Technologies is currently looking for a Buyer for a long-term
2 year contract in Aiken, South Carolina.
- Safety is a primary
responsibility in each job performed.
Obtain safety training, obey safety rules, and make safety an integral
part of each task. Take the necessary
steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or will create an unsafe
- Assist customers in developing
complex scopes of work and pre-procurement planning.
- Prepare, review, issue, negotiate
and administer procurement packages in accordance with established policies and
procedures; identify and resolve customers' and suppliers' problematic concerns
while effecting competitive sources of supply to the highest practical extent
- Perform price reasonableness
analyses, and be proficient in cost analysis.
- Review sole source justifications
and emergency requisitions.
- Review all procurement
correspondence prior to issuance to subcontractor or supplier.
- Review subcontracts prior to
issuance to the Department of Energy for Notice to Proceed and Consent to
- Review procurement forms used to
document transactions to ensure consistency of operations or preclude
procedural conflicts with other functional organizations.
- Ensure proper control systems are
in place and develop set-aside procurements for Small Business, Small Disadvantage
Business and the Woman Owned Business concerns, whenever possible, to ensure
fair and equal consideration is provided.
- Conduct market surveys,
administer lease subcontracts, and negotiate lease agreements.
- Plan and execute sound, logical
and achievable purchase strategies and long term procurement programs to
provide solutions to complex acquisition problems.
- Resolve recurring supplier
problems involving payments, quality and delivery.
- Develop and maintain reliable and
cost competitive sources of supply, while supporting the socioeconomic policies
set forth by client and the Department of Energy (DOE).
- Administer existing purchase
orders/subcontracts including the review of invoices to ensure 100% compliance
to purchase order/subcontract terms and conditions for invoice submittals.
- Identify and resolve often
significant differences between client and supplier objectives as well as
- Must keep abreast of policies,
rules and processes and must be able to persuasively articulate them verbally
and in writing.
- Apply, with resourcefulness and
innovation, procurement principles, theories, concepts, procedures and
techniques to the development of Purchase Orders and Subcontracts using the client
Automated Procurement System.
- Bachelor's degree with emphasis in
Business, Economics or Management; MBA, MS or CPM certification a plus.
- Membership in Contract Management
Association (NCMA) is highly recommended.
- 5+ years of experience in procurement; at least 3-5 years of
direct and federal related procurement experience with demonstrated knowledge
and experience in subcontract terms and conditions, and negotiations; skilled
in computer usage and procurement systems; demonstrate understanding and
experience of government and/or commercial sector procurement; knowledge of
Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Department of Energy Acquisition
Regulations (DEAR), or other agency regulations oriented toward procurement of
goods and services in a complex environment; knowledge of codes and standards,
Davis Bacon Act and general construction operations; and familiarity with best
value purchasing, and experience with Federal government socioeconomic programs
/ prior procurement experience with a DOE Contractor preferred.
- Experience with Automated Procurement System for Purchase
Order and/or Subcontract Development.
- Experience with Contractors' Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR)
and/or Procurement Evaluation Review Team (PERT) preferred but not mandatory.
Purchasing System Reviews
Department of Energy Acquisition
Federal Acquisition Regulations
Contract Management Association
Evaluation Review Team
A 40 hour work
week is scheduled. Client utilizes
various work schedules; including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s
(10 hours/day; four days per week), and a 9/80s. Work week normally excludes client
holidays. Each work day has a 30-minute
Area Security Access: A security clearance is not required
To apply, please send your resume in MS Word format to
email@example.com and reference Job ID # 5533. We regret that we are unable to provide VISA
sponsorship at this time. We look
forward to working with you!